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How is Sedation Dentistry Different from “Sleep Dentistry”?

Jan 23rd, 2018 | By

You’ve probably heard the term “sleep dentistry” used in common parlance, but it’s actually somewhat misleading. It most certainly is not the same thing as sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry refers to the use of mild sedatives and nitrous oxide gas to induce a more relaxed state during and before dental appointments. Are you interested in

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Avoiding Dentistry Due to a Sensitive Gag Reflex

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

Everyone has a natural gag reflex built into the body’s system that is designed to prevent choking when an unusually large or harmful object touches the roof of your mouth, back of your tongue, or soft tissues in your throat. However, it is estimated that around 15% of people have a hyperactive gag reflex that

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